|Publication number||US2190231 A|
|Publication date||Feb 13, 1940|
|Filing date||Aug 7, 1939|
|Priority date||Aug 7, 1939|
|Publication number||US 2190231 A, US 2190231A, US-A-2190231, US2190231 A, US2190231A|
|Inventors||Craddock Frederick L|
|Original Assignee||Craddock Frederick L|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (17), Classifications (14)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
getestet `ret. is, 'ieee Ztggjgili ui'leo STATES Maur ortica 2,190,2si THUMB Loruror Frederick L. Craddock, Wilmington, Del. Appiiati Augusta, 1939, serial No. 288.885
11 claims. (Cl. sis- 138) The present invention relates to confections of i secures a stilening paper washer I3 in place.
the so called lollipop type. Y Washer I3 may, if desired, be made of absorbent The present practice in making suckers or material such as, for instance, blotting paper.`
lollipops is to force sharpened woodertsticksi-nto The member I is surrounded by a candy metn- 5 the candy while in plastic state: Numerous inber I4, ywhich may, if desired, be colored or stances have been reported of children being seformedl to imitate a thumb nail, atl its upper, right riously injured, sometimes fatally, through fallhand portion I5,or it may have any other desired ing down with a conventional lollipop in their external shape. The lower end of member I4 mouth and driving the sharp sticks into the roofs rests upon the member I3, and members I2 and l0 of their mouths or other oral organs. I3 form a drip guard to prevent drippings from 10 It is accordingly the major object of my inmember I4, onto the childs thumb I6. Any suitvention to provide a form of lollipop which is able manufacturing method may be used. For attractive to children and which does not embody instance the candy may be molded in plastic state any sharp sticks or other projections-and is thereupon members I0 and I3, or if desired the candy fore absolutely safe for a child to hold in its may be applied by adip process. In either event` 15 mouth while at play. .i the candy is mechanically interlocked with thc Another object is to provide a lollipop having a holder and cannot come off. linger-receiving hole or recess, so that the candy. The article is supported upon the users linger may be carried upon the thumb or finger, and to in the manner of a thimble, as indicated in Figprovide a lining for the hole. ure 1. 20
A further object is to provide a lollipop having The modification of Figures 3 and 4 differs a thumb-receiving recess and means for prevent from the device of Figure 2 in that the lining 20 ing the thumb from being soiled while the candy is formed of a folded disc of paper. in the same is being eaten. way that Lily Cups are made, except that Another object is .to provide a lollipop which member 20 is in addition provided with a drip 25,
embodies a supporting structure adapted to be catching washer 2l. carried upon the thumb and designed to discour- 'I'he modification of Figures 5 and 6 resembles age thumblsucking the device of Figure 3, except that the lining is Further objects will become apparent as the provided with longitudinal corrugations 3l, in 30 specification proceeds in connection with the anplace of the circumferential corugations of the 30 nexed drawing, and from the appended claims. device of Figure 2. It will be noted that the lin- In the drawing: ings and thumb-openings are tapered so as to Figure 1 is a sketch of a boy sucking one of my be larger at the bottom. This is to permit thumb lollipops. V f thumbs of various diameters to get a secure Figure 2 is an elevation, partly in section, of a thu'mbhold` so that my lollipop thumbs will not 35 thumb lollipop, provided with a thumb-receiving have to be made in a variety of sizes for children recess lined with a deformed and circumferenof various ages. This feature is preferably used tia-ily corrugated waxed paper lining, and which in all of the forms of the invention. extends outwardly to form a drip catching ilange I'he linings may also be made of plain paper 40 at the bottom of the candy. tubes, either cylindrical or tapered, but I prefer 40 Figure 3 is a view of a modified deformed lining the deformed paper lining shown in Figures 2 to having longitudinally folded corrugations, like 6 in most cases because, among other reasons, the those of the widely used paper cups known by the corrugations tend to hold the candy and lining trade name of Lily Cups. y together securely. Of the deformed paper lin- Figure 4 is aesectlon of the device of Figure 3 ings, those of Figure 2 and Figures 5 and 6 can 45 taken on the line 4-4 thereof. also be made when the proper machinery ls Figure 5 is a view similar to Figure 2 but shows available. another modified form of deformed lining having Although I have described-the holders of my 1 longitudinal corrugations; and invention as being made of waxed paper, they Figure 6 is a section of the device of Figure 5, may be made of any other suitable material such 50 taken on the line 6-6 thereof. as thin metal, metal foil, foil covered paper or In Figure 2 a circumerentially corrugated plain paper, without departing, from the spirit -waxed paper, closed top, tube shaped lining Ill is of the invention. They may also be used for provided at its lower end with a anged portion marketing ice cream, and other edibles capable II, terminating in a rolled edge I2. The latter of being held in place thereon. 55
The invention may be embodied in other spe- `ciilc forms without departing from the spirit or essential characteristics thereof. The present embodiments are therefore to'be considered in all respects as illustrative and not restrictive, the scope oi' the invention being indicated by the appended claims rather than by the foregoing description, and ali changes which come Within the meaning and range of equivalency o1' the claims are therefore intended to be embraced therein.
What is claimed and desired to be secured by United States letters Patent is:
1. A candy lollipop provided with a thumbreceiving recess, a deformed lining for said recess, and a drip flange at the lower end of said lining.
2. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips of a user and a thumb-receiving recess provided with a lining, in the body, said recess having a limited cross section whereby the surrounding portion of the body is ofvsubstantial thickness.
3. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips of a user, and a thumb-receiving recess provided with a lining, in the body, said recess having a limited cross section, whereby the body is of substantial thickness, and a drip ange at the outer end of the lining.
4. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips oi' a user, said body having a thumb-receiving recess provided with a paper lining, said recess having a limited cross section, whereby the surrounding portion oi' the body is of substantial thickness.
5. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips o1' a user, said body having a thumb-receiving recess provided with a lining of corrugated material, said recess surrounding portion of the' having a limited cross section, whereby 'the surrounding portion of the body is of substantial thickness.
6. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips of a user, said body having a thumb-receiving recess provided with a folded lining, the aperture of the thumbhold having a limited cross section, whereby the surrounding portion of the body is of substantial thickness.
7. A candy lollipop having a body of a size suited to be enveloped by the lips of a user, and a tapered thumbhole provided with a lining, in the body, the aperture of the thumbhole having a limited cross section, whereby the surrounding ger of a user in the manner of a thimble.
9. 'Ihe article of manufacture defined in claim 8, wherein said vrecess and said lining member taper outwardly to enable the body to be tightly tted upon ngers of various sizes.
10. A lollipop comprising an-edible body of a sizeadapted to be enveloped by the lips of a user and a supporting structure having a recess adapted to be tted over the finger of a user, said edible body surrounding said supporting structure and being rigidly secured thereto.
1l. 'I'he lollipop dened in claim l0, wherein said supporting structure is provided with an outwardly extending flange adjacent the open end of said recess for protecting the finger of the user against drippings from the body.
FREDERICK L. CRADDOCK.
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|U.S. Classification||426/104, D01/109, D03/29, 426/132, 294/25|
|International Classification||A23G9/44, A23G3/50, A23G3/00, A23G3/34, A23G9/32|
|Cooperative Classification||A23G3/50, A23G9/44|
|European Classification||A23G3/50, A23G9/44|